# How do you simplify and write #(-5.3)^0# with positive exponents?

##### 2 Answers

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Remember the identity

=

=

Similarly

=

=

and hence

or

Hence for any number

if

or

or

Hence zero power of any number

Hence

#### Answer:

In support of Shwetank's answer

#### Explanation:

Further demonstration of what is happening by example

Suppose we had

Write as

This is the same as:

Another way of writing

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Lets look at this example again but in another way

write

This can also be written as

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Consider

Suppose we gave the value of 3 to

Suppose we had

But

So

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Note that

Test this out on a calculator.